Tottenham virtually secured their place in the last 16 of the Europa League following a comfortable victory over Wolfsberger on Thursday.

Heung Min Son, Gareth Bale and Lucas Moura put Spurs into a three-goal lead at the break – with Carlos Vinicius adding a fourth late on after the hosts had made it 3-1 from the spot.

Hugo Lloris, 7 – Made an incredible first-half save and despite diving the wrong way for the penalty, did everything that was required.

Matt Doherty, 7 – Good performance from the right-back, who linked up well with Bale for the opener before playing a neat ball in behind for the Welshman’s goal.

Eric Dier, 7 – Comfortable night’s work.

Toby Alderweireld, 7 – Hardly put a foot wrong, in what was a usually composed display from the Belgium.

Ben Davies, 7 – Defended well.

Harry Winks, 7 – Good night for Winks, who didn’t waste a single pass and was strong defensively.

Moussa Sissoko, 4 – So careless in possession and inexplicably conceded the penalty which briefly allowed the Austrian’s back into the game before gifting the ball away soon after, but fortunately for him the crossbar came to his rescue.

Lucas Moura, 8 – Constant threat all evening and continued his brilliant goalscoring record in Europe this season with a fine individual run and finish to make it 3-0 before half-time.

Dele Alli, 7 – Encouraging first start back in the side for Alli, who started brightly and nearly broke the deadlock with an outrageous piece of skill and finish in the corner, only for his effort to be saved. Had another curling effort easily saved before he was substituted.

Gareth Bale, 8 – Easily his best showing back at Tottenham. Assisted Son’s goal before cutting back and hammering home his fifth goal of the season to make it 2-0. Came close to scoring his second and Spurs’ fourth early in the second-half be he was taken off.

Son Heung-min, 7 – Curled an early chance wide, but headed home the opener and was then replaced by Vinicius at the break having done his job and West Ham clearly in mind.


Carlos Vinicius, 6 – Came on for Son at half-time and got his goal late on when he poked home following Lamela’s flicked header – his fourth in the Europa League this campaign.

Erik Lamela, 6 – Set up Vinicius’ goal in what was another bright cameo.

Steve Bergwijn, 6 – Saw a late effort blocked.

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, N/A – Came on late on to shore things up.

Tanguy Ndombele, N/A – Given a run out in the closing stages.



  1. Good to see commitment from the squad. Wolfsburger were not top class opposition but even so their forwards manage to get behind certain defenders in alarming fashion. Over all an improvement but if we wish to go forward we will have to sort out the defence. It is not possible to continue picking a player that has a dreadfull record of giving away stupid penalties and free kicks in very dangerous places. This game could have turned against us.


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